Prosecutors in the Netherlands are asking for three years in prison for a Dutch politician who hacked into women’s personal iCloud accounts and stole nude photos and other personal digital material belonging to them, then leaked some of it online. The public prosecutor of the North Holland Public Prosecution Service has requested that Mitchel van der K., a member of the VVD political party in the Netherlands, face three years in prison for hacking into personal accounts of “women from his own environment, and of women he knew from the media,” according to a translated version of the request, which was made public during the case’s pre-sentencing process. Van der K was part of what the media dubbed “The Fappening,” or “Celebgate,” in which the personal accounts of women, including some celebrities, were hacked and personal photos and other digital material—most of it sexually provocative–found on those accounts was publicly disseminated on social media.Van der K’s victims in the Netherlands included Dutch YouTube star Laura Ponticorvo and Dutch field hockey star Fatima Moreira de Melo. Celebrities in the United States also were part of the global incident, in which personal, nude photos from the iCloud accounts of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kirsten Dunst were leaked online. In response, Dunst publicly criticized iCloud for the breach. In response to the hacks, Apple patched a vulnerability in its Find My iPhone app that likely was used by attackers in the…
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